EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CRACKER
"Then wish for them, and fire off this," said Humpty Dumpty, handing her a cracker.
Here is a little toy (cracker) that you may have seen before (Fig. 23).
He paused and swaggered a little on the precarious support of his cracker box.
Since then, however, the cracker has undergone a gradual development.
Father let me have a cracker just now, and it's got a whistle inside it.
Many serve them rolled in eggs and cracker dust; but thus they are not as good.
Pepper didn't 'want a cracker,' that time, did she, Grandma?
If the boss does come by—it's behind the cracker box and you should worry!
I hastened to the stable, and mounted Cracker, for the landing-place was a mile from the Castle.
Firefly and Cracker were harnessed, and I had only to take my seat on the load.
mid-15c., "hard wafer," but the specific application to a thin, crisp biscuit is 1739; agent noun from crack (v.). Cracker-barrel (adj.) "emblematic of down-home ways and views" is from 1877.